Hello fellow conservationists!

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Who likes cute little pigs?! Well I have something for you here. Introducing you to possibly the cutest pig in the world, the pygmy hog. These diminutive, adorable creatures are critically endangered but thanks to Durrell and the work of their volunteers and staff this little piggy has a fighting chance!

If you want to learn more about what has gone into saving this unique species check out Durrell’s brand new documentary here www.durrell.org/underhogs

A little conservation fact for you that you may have picked up from the documentary, these hogs are an indicator species. They are the ones who feel the effects of habitat change first and therefore act as a warning signal to other species sharing the same habitat like the tiger, rhino, hispid hare and bengal florican. So stabilising these little hogs will not just benefit them, but will benefit many other endangered species too.

If these little guys and gals touch your heart in the same way that they have touched mine be sure that every penny and share counts, and will directly support the pygmy hog project. Every little bit helps and how can you say no to those little hoglets!!

Thank you for reading!

Sincerely,

Henry

 


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  8 comments for “Hello fellow conservationists!

  1. Chris
    June 1, 2017 at 1:03 pm

    Hello Henry,
    the video is too long, but I´ll watch it later. Thanks to lead me to it. I am genuinely interested in diversity. I have great memories about recovering it. It is a fact that when everything works in natural diversity Nature is so wise and generous that can move your feelings.
    Thanks to you for writing ! :)
    Best wishes

  2. June 6, 2017 at 12:14 am

    Shared x

  3. June 9, 2017 at 2:28 am

    Hello Henry Cavill.

    Thank you for sharing this interesting documentary, is very necesary that all of us help this cute specie: the pygmy hog.

    I want to sharing this article with my friends, and between all of us let´s to help…

    With all my heart I want to tell you: Thank you very much Henry for this very important message.

    God bless you always!

    A big hug for you… with a sweet and tender heart.

    Best wishes,

    Cristina Ochoa

  4. Miss Piggy
    June 9, 2017 at 6:36 am

    I am a bit of a pig connoisseur & I agree these Pygmy pigs are cute as hell…& smart too (like radar on M*A*S*H*!!). Love this post, SuperCav-El!! Thank you so much for your love & support to pp’s & Durrell!! <3 <3 😀

  5. SANDRINE JAHIER
    June 10, 2017 at 10:42 am

    Dear all,

    Once again, I can not remain indifferent when I see that there are still endangered species today because of the environment and especially because of the Man.

    We can not do nothing and that’s why I made a donation in order to continue to help Durrel Conservation and naturally Henry who, without them, the wildlife would be catastrophic.

    Another great thank you Henry and Durrel for all your work and so keep these species that did not ask to disappear.

    Kindly regards

    Sandrine

  6. Lane Batot
    June 24, 2017 at 9:13 pm

    Just blundered onto this site–thanks to looking up stuff about Pygmy Hogs! Did anyone notice one represented in the latest film version of “The Jungle Book”? Despite all the animals and scenery being CGI(I think Mowgli was the only real critter in that film!), I was AMAZED at all the obscure Indian wildlife portrayed that probably only a total animal geek(like myself) would have noticed–blackbuck antelope, nilgai, actual ASIAN water buffalo, porcupine, pangolin, and a pygmy hog! The primates were not all indigenous(no orangs or gibbons in India–sorry), but , by gosh, they had lion-tailed macaques! All very realistically done–EXCEPT(personal pet peeve here), alas, even with CGI, they DID NOT portray Baloo as an actual Indian sloth bear. Which has YET to be done on any film version of the tales. Maybe one day…..But I can forgive them since they did have a Pygmy Hog!

  7. July 9, 2017 at 3:00 am

    Hi Henry, there a movie project involving you very soon from India and …but please put attention on your subscribe site. I introduced an email and it seems hacked with a weird message. So, work with a technician to recover it. Fantastic article! We are here to support the cause. But first a good revision on the security site it’s better. Malu Dedic
    https://vimeo.com/mdedic

    • July 9, 2017 at 3:24 am

      Henry I sent a Twitter post about the message hacked is online. Check that. You have a movie about this incidence. Very soon I sent you on Jersey all material as the last time. Topo Pururauca Films.

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